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Key Findings of the Canadian 4R Research Network

The purpose of this report is to present the findings of the Canadian 4R Research Network (also referred to as the ‘4R Research Network’). After a three-year independent research project engaging nine researchers across the country, the 4R Research Network has provided much needed scientific evidence to support the efficacy of the BMPs associated with […]

Greenhouse Gas Reduction

From 2012 to 2016, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) funded Fertilizer Canada’s project “Utilizing 4R Nutrient Stewardship to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the application of fertilizer and other Crop Nutrients” under the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program (AGGP), delivering research and extension of 4R Nutrient Stewardship as a framework to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.

Canadian 4R Research Network

The Canadian 4R Research Network, a group of nine leading Canadian researchers, are collecting agronomic data which demonstrates the benefits of 4R Nutrient Stewardship to improve farmer economics, feeding the world, and protecting the environment.  The findings are a result of $1.1 million in funding towards the Fertilizer Canada’s (formerly the Canadian Fertilizer Institute’s) project […]

Submission to Ontario Great Lakes Protection Act

Fertilizer Canada supports the need to protect the ecological health of the Great Lakes, ensuring it remains “drinkable, swimmable and fishable.” As a non-point source of phosphorus loading, Canada’s fertilizer industry has already undertaken work to reduce phosphorus losses to Lake Erie and other lakes and rivers, and is committed to continue to work with […]

Submission to the Ontario Ministry of the Environment Regarding Consultations on Waste Reduction Act

The fertilizer sector has invested heavily in world-class production facilities, which are dependent on efficient rail transportation to move large volumes of product over long distances into domestic, offshore and U.S. markets. Over two-thirds of CFI member production is transported by Canada’s railways, making fertilizers the 3rd largest customer group of the two major Class I railways. This is an executive summary of the Submission to the Canada Transportation Act Review Panel.